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Re: tradition, now horseradish


No, horseradish does not need running water to grow. It seems to grow in any
soil and is very prolific, spreads like crazy. I only water it when I
transplant some to another area. I dig a lot of the roots for all holidays
just to keep it in check.

Dan


----- Original Message -----
From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2002 8:06 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] tradition


> Don't you need running water to grow horseradish?
> Cathy
> On Friday, December 13, 2002, at 03:43 PM, jim singer wrote:
>
> > you get the best part, dan. horseradish is one of nature's best
> > inventions.
> >
> >
> > At 03:48 PM 12/13/02 -0500, you wrote:
> >> The tradition that I remember and miss the most was our Christmas eve
> >> family
> >> dinner. About 15 members of  the family gathered at our house for this
> >> meal
> >> and to exchange presents. My mom did most of the cooking. Baked
> >> whiting with
> >> carrots, rice sprinkled with cinnamon, barley with poppyseed, pickled
> >> herring, perogies, home made bread and horseradish made by my
> >> grandfather. I
> >> was told that the first three items originated with my great
> >> grandmother in
> >> Poland. Everyone ate them and seemed to like them, at least they never
> >> told
> >> mom otherwise. That wouldn't have been very wise. Christmas day dinner
> >> was a
> >> feast for a king. Ham, turkey, Polish sausage, etc. and always apple
> >> pie for
> >> dessert. Poor mom did most of the cooking that day too.
> >>
> >> Now I get to do the horseradish.
> >>
> >> Dan
> >>
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